House passage of another partisan coronavirus relief bill is overshadowed by ongoing talks between Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin.
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October 02, 2020
October 01, 2020
A bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Deb Haaland would form a "Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy."
October 01, 2020
Schools won't have to worry about a federal government shutdown for several more weeks, but a spending agreement for the next fiscal year remains some ways off.
September 29, 2020
The updated version of the HEROES Act includes $175 billion in aid for K-12, but it might not provide a breakthrough for stalled virus relief negotiations in Washington.
September 15, 2020
The Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act and the Strength in Diversity Act represent prominent education proposals from Democrats, but the GOP-run Senate is likely to ignore them.
August 21, 2020
Most of the Washington "insiders" surveyed by Whiteboard Advisors are optimistic about a new virus aid bill getting over the finish line, but it might take awhile yet.
July 30, 2020
The HEALS Act "misses the mark" and falls well short of what schools need, several education groups have told Congress ahead of what could be ugly negotiations over coronavirus relief.
July 29, 2020
The proposal from four members of Congress demonstrated the ongoing interest among Democrats and others in cutting links between schools and law enforcement.
July 27, 2020
The Senate Republican bill, which includes $70 billion for K-12 schools, isn't expected to become law but sets parameters for tricky coronavirus relief negotiations with Democrats.
July 23, 2020
A draft deal between the Trump administration and Senate Republicans would provide $70 billion for K-12 and focuses on getting the coronavirus aid to schools relatively quickly.